Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver DSG (July 10, 1921 – August 11, 2009) was an American philanthropist and a member of the Kennedy family. She was the founder of the Special Olympics , a sports organization for persons with physical and intellectual disabilities.
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December 21, 2007 — The President signs the bill renaming NICHD the "Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development." The bill and renaming honors Mrs. Shriver's work in both supporting the establishment of the Institute and her ongoing efforts on behalf of the intellectually disabled and lauds NICHD's ...
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDDs) | NICHD - Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NICHD Information Resource Center Phone: 1-800-370-2943 Email: NICHDInformationResourceCenter@mail.nih.gov Fax: 1-866-760-5947 Mail: P.O. Box 3006, Rockville, MD 20847 For the Federal Relay Service, dial 7-1-1
Amenorrhea is often a sign of another health problem rather than a disease itself, and it can happen for many reasons. It can occur as a natural part of life, such as during pregnancy or breastfeeding. It can also be a sign of a health problem, such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Because amenorrhea is associated with health conditions that are also linked to infertility, understanding ...
Down Syndrome | NICHD - Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NICHD Information Resource Center Phone: 1-800-370-2943 Email: NICHDInformationResourceCenter@mail.nih.gov Fax: 1-866-760-5947 Mail: P.O. Box 3006, Rockville, MD 20847 For the Federal Relay Service, dial 7-1-1
The Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (BPCA) became law in 2002. It was reauthorized in 2007 under the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Amendments Act, in 2012 under the FDA Safety and Innovation Act, and again in 2017 under the FDA Reauthorization Act. The overarching goals of the BPCA are:
Chandra, A., Copen, C.E., & Stephen, E.H. (2013). Infertility and Impaired Fecundity in the United States, 1982-2010: Data From the National Survey of Family Growth.
The nervous system plays a role in nearly every aspect of our health and well-being. It guides everyday activities such as waking up; automatic activities such as breathing; and complex processes such as thinking, reading, remembering, and feeling emotions. The nervous system controls:
The nervous system has two main parts: The central nervous system is made up of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system is made up of nerves that branch off from the spinal cord and extend to all parts of the body. The nervous system transmits signals between the brain and the rest of the body, including internal organs. In this way, the nervous system’s activity controls ...